Root surface colonization of non-cereal crop plants by pleomorphic Azospirillum brasilense

  • H ANNA L EVANONY, R OBERT E. W HITMOYER
  • Published 1990

Abstract

Root surface colonization by Azospirillum brasilense Cd of tomato, pepper and cotton plants under normal growth conditions and soybean plants under normal and water-stress conditions was monitored by scanning electron microscopy and bacterial counts. A. brasilense Cd was capable of efficiently colonizing the elongation and roothair zones of all four plant… (More)

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